Added by on 2017-02-02

Mikros Image is Recruiting Pipeline TDs

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Mikros Animation is the official animation studio for the Mikros Image Group, a postproduction company of French origins, specializing in the creation of digital visual effects. Throughout the past couple of years Mikros Animation has developed several 3D feature length films in its Paris and Montreal locations. Mikros opened it’s London office in 2016, and is currently hiring for a 3D feature animation project: Paramount’s ‘Gnomeo and Juliet: Sherlock Gnomes’. Garden gnomes, Gnomeo & Juliet, recruit renowned detective, Sherlock Gnomes, to investigate the mysterious disappearance of other garden ornaments. Starring Johnny Depp, Emily Blunt, James McAvoy. Director : John Stevenson

Position Overview

Mikros animation is expanding and, in the process, is looking for generalist TDs to work with the layout, rigging, compositing, fx, lighting and animation departments on Gnomeo & Juliet: Sherlock Gnomes. Our positions are based in London, and are looking with Pipeline TDs with experience mostly in either Maya (rigging) and/or Houdini (fx).

Job Description

We are looking for people who will:
Work closely with the artists, providing them help with the current pipeline and tools
Troubleshoot CG software issues in a production environment
Help optimizing the existing workflow by improving tools and processes
Develop and support new pipeline tools following specific production demands.

Competencies Required

The ideal candidate would have:

Strong experience in the CG industry with a strong understanding of the different steps involved in the creation of an animated movie
Advanced to expert user knowledge of one or more CG software especially Maya, and also Houdini, Katana, Mari, Photoshop, Arnold
Demonstrated ability to develop and debug in Python
Demonstrated UI development experience using PyQT or PySide
Desire to interact with artists to provide technical support
Advanced knowledge and experience in a particular department, e.g. layout / animation / rigging / lighting / compositing

Bonus Skills

The bonus abilities include:
Advanced programming skills, knowledge of algorithmic complexity, object oriented programming, ability to develop in several language (C++, Python, Mel, javascript, bash, …)
Ability to work in a cheese and wine friendly environment

Further information

Contract position. Salary dependent on experience.

To apply for this position, please submit your details through our website here:
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